A woman constable is winning plaudits online after a video of her saving a passenger from getting crushed by a moving train at Lucknow station was widely shared on several social media platforms.
The video, shared by the Ministry of Railways on their Twitter handle on February 23, shows Constable Vinita Kumari coming to the rescue of a passenger who slipped and fell while trying to board a moving train.
The CCTV footage starts by showing a male passenger boarding a moving train. However, when the female passenger behind him attempts to board, she slips, falls on the ground and ends up getting dragged along with the train.
Kumari, who was on duty at the time, rushed towards the woman and pulled her on to the platform, preventing her from falling under the train.
Watch the video here:
लखनऊ स्टेशन पर महिला यात्री चलती ट्रेन मंa चढ़ने का प्रयास करते हुए गिर गई, जिसे ड्यूटी पर तैनात सतर्क कॉन्स्टेबल विनीता कुमारी द्वारा त्वरित कार्रवाई करते हुए सुरक्षित बचा लिया गया।
आप से अनुरोध है की चलती हुई गाड़ी में चढ़ने-उतरने का प्रयास ना करें यह जानलेवा हो सकता है। pic.twitter.com/wLFF87yn0f
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) February 23, 2021
Many who came across the video lauded the constable for her timely intervention. Take a look at some of the reactions here:
Thanks to that lady COP who saved the life of a girl.
— VIJAY PAL SINGH (@VIJAYPA92408843) February 23, 2021
Thanks to constable Vinita
— Arun Bhaiya (@ArunBhaiya3) February 23, 2021
Good Job 👏 God bless to all Officers.
— Shubham Jindal (@aimtraveler) February 23, 2021
Love u Indian railway👏👏👏
— Shahrukh Khan (@Shahrukqkhan) February 23, 2021
Please don’t ever catch the running train as it’s dangerous & can take life also 🙏🏻
— Srinivas Lingerkar (@SrinivasLinger1) February 23, 2021
Big Salute To Ct Bineeta
— Debasish Chatterjee (@debasishcap15) February 23, 2021
Salute vinita ji🇮🇳👍
— लाखन मीणा भीटोली (@Lakhan_meena49) February 23, 2021
Constable Vinita ji,👌
— Sunny Kumar (@SUKumar75474409) February 24, 2021
Very Good Work By RPF Personal Thanks
— Mahendra Gadia (@GadiaMahendra) February 23, 2021
Appreciate lady constable Vinita kumari.
— Rekha (@Rekha99561866) February 23, 2021
Really appreciate. Thank you team NR Lucknow 🙏
— Jitender Ojha (@JitenderOjha7) February 23, 2021